Supercross 2022: Results and points after Round 13 in St. Louis


Marvin Musquin swept the podium in the Supercross Round 13 Triple Crown format at St. Louis and became the first winner other than Eli Tomac to win a race since mid-February, while Tomac further extended his points lead.

Triple Crown format races score the overall winner as the rider with the lowest average finish and Musquin finished 2-2-1 in the three events.

This was Musquin’s first win of 2022 and his third consecutive podium finish. His most recent win before St. Louis came in April, 2021 in the next to last race of the season.

Chase Sexton earned the early lead in the first 15-lap race after winning the hole shot and leading every lap. Like Musquin, he swept the podium, but finished third in the last two races and finished second overall.

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Tomac finished third overall, but it was a victory of sorts as he extended his points lead over the competition. Tomac had bad starts to the first two races, but climbed to fourth at the end. In Race 3, he grabbed the hole shot and led flag-to-flag.

Jason Anderson minimized his points loss by finishing one position behind Tomac in fourth overall with a 6-2-5. With only four rounds remaining in 2022, Anderson now trails Tomac by 56 points.

Third in the standings Justin Barcia finished consistently with a 5-5-4 and collected fifth-place points.

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Justin Brayton finished 7-7-7 and earned his fifth top-10 in the last six races in what is to be his final fulltime season.

Malcolm Stewart challenged Tomac for the championship lead in the middle stages of the season. His bid for comeback took a hit in Race 2 when he finished 19th after crashing hard. He remounted and finished sixth, but the damage was done and he finished ninth overall. Stewart is now fourth in the standings with a 67-point deficit.

Click here for Round 13 450 Overall results | Rider Points | Manufacturer Points | Race 1 Lap Chart | Race 2 | Race 3

In the 250 West division, RJ Hampshire scored his first 250 career win and, in an emotional interview, dedicated the victory to his daughter – if she was still awake and watching. Regardless, he took home the promised trophy after finishing 2-2-1 in St. Louis’ three races.

Jett Lawrence took the early lead by winning the first two races, but after a slow start to Race 2 and a crash, he climbed to fifth at the checkers. He finished second overall and improved his points lead to 34 over Cameron McAdoo, who was unable to race at St. Louis because of injury.

Mitchell Oldenburg earned his first overall podium of 2022 and narrowly missed having a perfect weekend with his 3-3-4 Triple Crown race results.

Click here Race 1 results | Race 2 | Race 3 | LCQ

Kyle Chisholm finished fourth overall with a 4-4-3. This was his first top-five in his third start of the season.

Phil Nicoletti rounded out the top five with a 5-10-2. He also scored his first top-five of the season.

Click here for 250 West Overall results | 250 West Rider Points | 250 Rider East/West Points Combined | Lap Chart Race 1 | Race 2 | Race 3

POINTS, RESULTS AFTER ROUND 1 AT ANAHEIM: Ken Roczen, Cooper Webb renew rivalry with 1-2 finish

POINTS, RESULTS AFTER ROUND 2 AT OAKLAND: Jason Anderson wins, Roczen struggles to tighten points’ standings

POINTS, RESULTS AFTER ROUND 3 AT SAN DIEGO: First time wins for Chase Sexton (450s) and Michael Mosiman (250s)

POINTS, RESULTS AFTER ROUND 4 AT ANAHEIM: Eli Tomac solidifies points’ lead with first win of season

POINTS, RESULTS AFTER ROUND 5 AT GLENDALE: Tomac is first rider to repeat in 2022

POINTS, RESULTS AFTER ROUND 6 AT ANAHEIM: Anderson ties Tomac with two wins in 2022

POINTS, RESULTS AFTER ROUND 7 AT MINNEAPOLIS: Anderson makers it three, closes in on Tomac

POINTS, RESULTS AFTER ROUND 8 AT ARLINGTON: Tomac wins the overall and takes maximum points, Anderson wins two features

POINTS, RESULTS AFTER ROUND 9 AT DAYTONA: History made: Tomac is winningest Daytona rider

POINTS, RESULTS AFTER ROUND 10 AT DETROIT: Tomac makes it three in a row and takes sole possession of fifth on winners list

POINTS, RESULTS AFTER ROUND 11 AT INDIANAPOLIS: Justin Barcia moves to second after controversial race

POINTS, RESULTS AFTER ROUND 12 AT SEATTLE: Tomac’s streak continues with fifth straight win

Miguel Oliveira wins MotoGP Thai Grand Prix, Bagnaia closes to two points in championship

MotoGP Thai Grand Prix
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Miguel Oliveira mastered mixed conditions on the Chang International Circuit in Buriram, Thailand to win the MotoGP Thai Grand Prix. Oliveira showed the adaptability as he navigated a race that began in wet conditions and turned dry over the course of the race. Oliveira won the Indonesian GP in similar conditions.

“It was a long race, but I can’t complain,” Oliveira said on CNBC. “Every time we get to ride in the wet, I’m always super-fast. When it started raining, I had flashbacks of Indonesia. I tried to keep my feet on the ground, make a good start and not make mistakes and carry the bike to the end.”

All eyes were on the championship, however. Francesco Bagnaia got a great start to slot into second in Turn 1.

Meanwhile Fabio Quartararo had a disastrous first lap. He lost five positions in the first couple of turns and then rode over the rumble strips and fell back to 17th. At the end of the first lap, Bagnaia had the points’ lead by two. A win would have added to the gain and for a moment, it appeared Bagnaia might assume the lead.

Early leader Marco Bezzecchi was penalized for exceeding track limits, but before that happened, Jack Miller got around Bagnaia and pushed him back to third. Oliveira was not far behind.

After throwing away ninth-place and seven points on the last lap of the Japanese GP last week, Bagnaia did not allow the competition to press him into a mistake. He fell back as far as fourth before retaking the final position on the podium.

“It’s like a win for me, this podium,” Bagnaia. “My first podium in the wet and then there was a mix of conditions, so I’m very happy. I want to thank Jack Miller. Before the race, he gave me a motivational chat.”

Miller led the first half of the Thai Grand Prix before giving up the top spot to Oliveira and then held on to finish second. Coupled with his Japanese GP win, Miller is now fully in the MotoGP championship battle with a 40-point deficit, but he will need a string of results like Bagnaia has put together in recent weeks – and he needs Bagnaia to lose momentum.

Miller’s home Grand Prix in Australia is next up on the calendar in two weeks.

Bagnaia entered the race 18 points behind Quartararo after he failed to score any in Japan. The balance of power has rapidly shifted, however, with Quartararo now failing to earn points in two of the last three rounds. Bagnaia won four consecutive races and finished second in the five races leading up to Japan. His third-place finish in Thailand is now his sixth MotoGP podium in the last seven rounds.

Aleix Espargaro entered the race third in the standings with a 25-point deficit to Quartararo, but was able to close the gap by only five after getting hit with a long-lap penalty for aggressive riding when he pushed Darryn Binder off course during a pass for position. Espargaro finished 11th.

Rain mixed up the Moto2 running order in the MotoGP Thai Grand Prix as well. Starting on a wet track, Somkiat Chantra led the opening lap in his home Grand Prix. He could not hold onto it and crashed one circuit later, but still gave his countrymen a moment of pride by winning the pole.

Half points were awarded as the race went only eight laps before Tony Arbolino crossed under the checkers first with Filip Salac and Aron Canet rounding out the podium.

American Joe Roberts earned another top-10 in eighth with Sean Dylan Kelly finishing just outside the top 10 in 11th.